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Nancy Tong, left, talks with Marian Rodriguez, right, in the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) office, Sept. 13, 2023. Photo by Ren Charifa/City Times Media

Application deadline for City College EOPS extended to Sept. 15

CARE, NextUp program applications also accepted, open year-round
Ren Charifa, Multimedia Journalist September 14, 2023
To be eligible, students must be a California resident, taking 12 or more units with at least 6 at City College. Other requirements include qualifying for Board of Governors Fee Waivers, having completed less than 70 units, and being classified as educationally disadvantaged.
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City College student Destinee Pham reacts to $10K surprise

Local Tik-Tok creator surprises City College student with $10K

Jesus Morales, a.k.a. Juixxe, surprised Destinee Pham in campus cafeteria
Sophia Traylor, Multimedia Journalist December 16, 2022
Destinee Pham clutched the table in the San Diego City College cafeteria as reality set in. She was just handed $10,000 by local Tik-Tok creator Jesus Morales, also known by his handle Juixxe, through a brand deal with Sidral Mundet.
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Guests at the NextUp birthday party smiled for the camera in a photo booth

City College NextUp gifts students with ‘the birthday (they) never had’

Former and current foster youth honored with a birthday celebration
Shamere Grimes, Multimedia Journalist December 12, 2022
Selam Gebrekristos, the coordinator/counselor for the NextUp program at San Diego City College, threw a big birthday bash for former foster youth enrolled at the school. The Dec. 8 event was “the birthday (they) never had,” she said.
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Angel Lopez raises his fist in celebration

City College celebrates its first ‘Lavender Graduation’ ceremony

While most such events are put on by student-run LGBTQIA+ organizations, City’s celebration was spearheaded by a combination of student-support programs
Jakob McWhinney, Managing Editor May 19, 2022
On a sunny mid-May afternoon City College held a Lavender Graduation ceremony on the campus’ Curran Square.  It was a joyous event by all accounts, with students, family members and faculty gathering to celebrate the achievements of the college’s LGBTQIA+ graduates.
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People gather in a line at the San Diego City College A building patio

Campus comes alive at Soul Food Celebration

City College community gathers to celebrate Black History Month
Kathryn Gray, Editor-In-Chief March 2, 2022
Smells of fried chicken and gumbo wafted through campus enticing people to gather at the patio of the San Diego City College A building where students, faculty and staff shared soul food in celebration of Black History Month coming to a close.
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